Libya

President Obama Honors Dead From Libya, Vows Resolve in Mideast
September 14th, 2012

Leading the grieving, President Barack Obama on Friday honored the four Americans killed in an attack on the U.S. consulate in Libya, recalling their lives in deeply personal terms and declaring the United States will never pull back on its principles or “retreat from the world.”

Elections 2012: Romney Sharpens Attack on Obama’s Foreign Policy
September 14th, 2012

Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney criticized President Barack Obama’s handling of foreign policy on Thursday after four Americans were killed in Libya, saying the United States seems at the mercy of world events.

Elections 2012: Mitt Romney Attacks President Obama Over Libya Crisis
September 13th, 2012

On Wednesday morning Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney put his campaign on the line by attacking President Barack Obama and the besieged diplomats in the Middle East.

Clashes Kill American Staffer at U.S. Consulate in Libya Over ‘Insulting’ Film
September 11th, 2012

Protesters angered over a film that ridiculed Islam’s Prophet Muhammad fired gunshots and burned down the U.S. consulate in the eastern Libyan city of Benghazi, killing one American diplomat.

Anthony Shadid, New York Times Correspondent, Dies In Syria
February 17th, 2012

New York Times correspondent Anthony Shadid, a two-time Pulitzer Prize winner who strove to capture untold stories in Middle East conflicts from Libya to Iraq, died Thursday in eastern Syria after slipping into the country to report on the uprising against its president.

Herman Cain Stumbles On Libya Questions [Video]
November 14th, 2011

Herman Cain’s poor grasp of US foreign policy has gone viral, with a video showing the Republican candidate struggling to comment on Barack Obama’s stance on Libya.

Gaddafi, His Son and Former Defense Aide Buried in Secret Grave
October 26th, 2011

Longtime Libyan dictator Moammar Gadhafi, his son Muatassim and a top aide were buried in an Islamic ceremony at dawn Tuesday in a secret location, with a few relatives and officials in attendance, officials said.

Libya War: Muammar Gaddafi Killed as his Hometown Sirte Falls
October 20th, 2011

Former Libyan dictator Colonel Muammar Gaddafi died of wounds suffered on Thursday as fighters battling to complete an 9-month-old uprising against his rule overran his hometown Sirte.

Libya: Muammar Gaddafi Denies Fleeing to Niger
September 8th, 2011

Damascus-based Arrai television channel aired the audio messageby Ousted Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi who has slammed reports he had fled to neighbouring Niger as “psychological warfare and lies”.

Libya: Muammar Gaddafi Vows Fight as World Backs New Leaders
September 1st, 2011

Moammar Gadhafi warned from hiding on Thursday that tribes loyal to him were well-armed and preparing for battle, hours after rebels hoping for a peaceful surrender extended the deadline for loyalist forces to give up in the longtime Libyan leader’s hometown of Sirte.

Col Muammar Gaddafi’s Son Saif al-Islam Vows to Continue Resistance
September 1st, 2011

Saif al-Islam, Col Muammar Gaddafi’s son, made the first public appearance since the fall of Tripoli last night and vowed to continue the war and retake his father’s capital.

Post-Gaddafi Era: Libyan Rebel Leaders to Meet With World Leaders
August 25th, 2011

Libya’s rebel leaders are expected to meet with United Nations’ representatives in coming days to discuss stabilization plans for the country, as part of their efforts to solicit international financial and political aid to Libya after the presumed collapse of Col. Moammar Gadhafi’s regime.

Gaddafi Vowed to Fight Against Rebels Until Death or Victory
August 24th, 2011

Colonel Muammar Gaddafi last night vowed to fight against “aggression” until death or victory after his fortified headquarters in Tripoli were overrun.